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Advising

Advising

After registering for your first semester, you are assigned an Academic Advisor in your major, and his or her contact information is available to you in Student Self Service. You should always consult with your advisor before making any important academic decisions, such as changing a program of study, adding or dropping courses, or withdrawing from school. In addition, you need to be familiar with your role and responsibilities in the advising process, both of which are listed in the Advising Syllabus available in the Advising Information Site.

There are more advising resources available in the Advising Information Site in ROC. However, we still recommend that you contact your Advisor to ensure that you keep on track to graduate. For important dates including, adding, dropping, and refunds, check out the Records & Registration Information Site in ROC. For general advising questions email advising@iwcc.edu.

FAQ's
Q:

WHO IS MY ADVISOR?

A:

Your advisor is based on your current major on file. Your advisor is based on your major so that you have an advisor who is in your program of study and therefore will be best equipped to help you. If you aren’t sure who your advisor is your advisor’s name and contact information is located in your Student Self Services. If your major on file is not correct you need to submit a Change of Major Form. The form is available on the Advising Information Site. Once you complete the change of major you will be assigned a new advisor.

Q:

WHY SHOULD I VISIT WITH MY ASSIGNED ADVISOR?

A:

Your advisor is the expert on campus to help you graduate with your desired degree. They can make sure you are on track to graduate with the correct coursework and assist in transfer planning and career planning. Keep in mind they may not have all the answers but they are a resource to direct you where to find your answer.

See the full list of advising FAQs on the Advising Information Site in ROC.